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Sep 22, 2016
Webinar: Development of a Health Information Systems Strategic Plan – The Liberian Experience
The BID Learning Network (BLN) held a webinar entitled “Development of a Health Information Systems (HIS) Strategic Plan – The Liberian Experience”. During this webinar, Liberia shares the lessons they have learned in the process of developing a strategic plan to develop the national health information system. The presenter describes the process leading to the development of the Liberian HIS strategic plan and give a synopsis of the plan. He further highlights the key lessons learned that need to be taken into consideration when one is developing a strategic plan of this nature. Consequently, this webinar should be of interest to both technical and non-technical personnel with an interest in planning for national health information systems.Read More
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The BLN brings countries together to identify shared problems and test shared solutions that can be applied in a few countries and then deployed at scale in many.Participate in the discussion
Oct 11, 2016
Today is the International Day of the Girl Child, a day to recognise the rights of the Girl Child and the unique challenges they face in our male-dominated society. This challenge is particularly acute in Africa.
Oct 11, 2016
The innovation marketplace is overflowing with ideas, from mobile apps that offer counseling services for students experiencing mental health issues to platforms that offer mothers incentives for positive health-seeking behaviors.
Our Guiding Principles
This initiative has been built around the following key principles to help ensure its success:
- Utilize a coordinated approach.
- Country ownership and capacity development.
- Strategic reuse.
- Research, monitoring and evaluation.
Our Comprehensive Approach
From electronic immunization registries to simple pen and paper, all countries have tools to collect data. We will support and enhance systems already in place for improving data collection and analysis.Learn More
Policies & Practices
It’s not just knowing how to use data collection tools. It’s also about being empowered to take data and turn it into information you can use to make informed decisions.Learn More
Everyone has something to learn and something to teach. The BID Learning Network is a platform to offer ideas, share perspectives, and provide feedback. It will directly influence the BID Initiative’s approach.Learn More
The BID Initiative's holistic solutions will be packaged so that learnings and tools will be available for others to adopt, add to, and tailor to address country-specific issues.Learn More